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  4. Vatican City

Rome: Private Early Bird Vatican Tour - Priority VIP Access

Product ID: 160031
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Bypass the tourist lines with priority access to the Vatican Museums through an exclusive Vatican Partners entrance.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation

Pickup included

Your hotel/accommodation (within Aurelian Walls).
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

Select participants, date and language:



  • Discover maps of the world by ancient cartographers
  • Admire the Sistine Chapel and explore St Peter's Basilica
  • Marvel at masterpieces of art from the papal collections
  • Be among the very first ones to enter the Museums and enjoy the tour far from the crowds
  • Benefit from the included pickup and drop-off service (from centrally located hotels)
Full description
With this exclusive VIP tour you will have the opportunity to enter the Vatican Museums with no waiting time at all and secure your access 15 minutes ahead of the usual early bird opening, skipping any possible line. You will be able to enjoy the Museum Galleries as they come to life for the day, as well as a comfortable, relaxed and seated Sistine Chapel explanation.

Not only will you get a fascinating tour, but you can also enjoy an interactive experience with your passionate tour guide who will animate the history of the magnificent artwork and cater to your personal interests. Your personal storyteller will uncover the legends and mysteries behind the art and enlighten you to the genius of the Renaissance masters expressed through their world-renowned masterpieces.

Discover the benefits of being on a private tour - customize your tour to your needs. 
  • Blue Badge qualified guide
  • Private tour
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off (only available for centrally located accommodations)
  • Skip-the-Line Tickets
  • VIP entrance fee
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• The trip back to your hotel/accommodation or your preferred location within the city center leaves from Vatican Museums immediately after the tour - changes are not allowed
• A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
• A moderate amount of walking is involved - comfortable shoes are recommended
• Unfortunately the tour is not wheelchair accessible
• Please note that the museums' hours and closures may change due to special events at the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and St Peter's
Organized by

Eyes of Rome Private Tours

Product ID: 160031